Day-long series of programs harkens back to the 1700s when the Dover Green served as the focal point of life in Dover.
Explore Colonial-era job opportunities at the home of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
’18th Century Trades Day’ and evening lantern tours to be featured at John Dickinson Plantation in October 2017
Activities feature two special programs that explore 18th-century trades and pastimes that might have taken place at the property during the lifetime of the “Penman of the Revolution.”
Day-long series of activities explores occupations of the 1700s.
Series explores the history of the Lewes, Del. area from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
Three-day series of programs explores the importance of railroads to America’s economy and way of life, and their impact on Delaware.
EXHIBIT CLOSED on Dec. 7, 2014.
EXHIBIT CLOSED Dec. 7, 2014.
‘An Immigrant Story: Crossing the Atlantic in a 17th Century Sailing Ship’ at the New Castle Court House Museum on July 18, 2018
Program explores what life would be like for a two-month crossing of the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the New World.
Programs on Delaware heroes of the War of 1812, dyeing fabrics 18th-century style, and Separation Day in New Castle to be featured.
‘Civil War Band of Brothers: Four Men of the First Delaware Regiment’ — lecture streamed virtually from The Old State House on Oct. 22, 2020
Virtual lecture explores the true stories of four men — a doctor, a chaplain, a soldier and an Irish immigrant — who served in the unit.
Four-part series of virtual presentations on the Lewes/Cape Henlopen region’s maritime history.
EXHIBIT CLOSED on March 19, 2016.
Play features Dr. Who, the time traveler, who brings William Penn back to Dover.
‘Emeline Hawkins: Her Journey from Slavery to Freedom on the Underground Railroad’ exhibit closed on July 23, 2017
Exhibit closed on July 23, 2017
‘First People of the First State’: Programs featuring the Lenapé Indian Tribe of Delaware throughout September 2018
Eleven Lenapé-themed programs to be presented at three downtown Dover locations.